The Southern Kingdom of Judah, though having a slightly better track record than Israel in the north with several righteous kings, also ends in exile. This is the fourth episode in a series on kingship in the OT.

The Jehoash Inscription

This tablet, known as the Jehoash inscription is a controversial artifact which may, or may not be authentic. For further information click on the link below.


The Sennacherib prism

The Sennacherib prism. Courtesty of

The Jehoash Inscription at biblestudywithrandy

The Toilet at Lachish at biblestudywithrandy

For more info on the Lachish Ostraca click on the link here

For further study, a good resource we recommend is the commentary on 1&2 Kings  by Peter Leithart

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